Pupils and students of examination classes have returned to the classrooms and lecture halls wearing face masks.
The resumed school and universities after two months of unusual break imposed by the Corona Virus Pandemic, was supervised by administrative authorities.
Professor Jacques Fame Ndongo Ensures Effective Resumption Of Universities
The Minister of Higher Education, Professor Jacques Fame Ndongo paid a working visit to the University of Yaoundé 2, in Soa, to inspect the level of implementation of the barrier measures.
At the University, it was observed that control for temperatures and face masks began at the gates.
The Rector of the University had also issued a release informing students, only those at the Doctorates, Masters and Level Three were to resume on June 1, while the others of Level 1 and 2 will join subsequently.
The Minister also carried out similar inspections of other higher institutions of learning amongst them the University of Yaounde 1 on day-1 of the special back to school.
At the University of Yaounde 1, Timetables had been restructured in away to reduce the number of students on-campus.
In order to ensure social distancing students have been assembled in two lecture groups.
The first Group takes lectures from 7 a.m to 12 noon while the second beings from from noon to 6 pm.
In addition, 50 students are entitled to a class room with two per bench as part of the hygiene measures and social distancing measures introduced by government.
Prof. Pauline Nalova Lyonga Calls For Compliance With Hygiene Rules In Colleges
The Ministers of Higher Education, Secondary Education, Prof. Pauline Nalova Lyonga and other administrative authorities have been crisscrossing schools in Yaoundé to ensure the respect of hygiene measures upon the resumption of lessons on June 1, 2020.
She encouraged students and teachers to scrupulously respect for barrier gestures and ensure that the number of students per classroom is limited to 24.
She expressed satisfaction with the huge turnout of students of the Upper sixth form of the Anglophone subsystem and those of Terminale in the Francophone subsystem of education who resumed classes pending the resumption of form fives on Thursday, June 4, 2020.
Minister Pauline Nalova Lyonga also ensured that everyone teacher and student understood and respected gestures for protection against #COVID19.
At each of her stopovers at the Lycée General Leclerc School, Vogt College and Jean Tabi College, she urged students to strictly respect barrier measures which include:
– Hand washing at the entrance of the institutions,
– The systematic wearing of masks,
– Temperature controls of all in school with thermo-flash,
– Respect for social distancing.
Principals and Head Teachers have ensured that measures to curb the spread of #COVID19 are strictly respected in their respective schools nationwide.
Regional Governors supervised the effectiveness of the special resumption in their administrative units.
Littoral Governor, Samuel Dieudonné Ivaha Diboua carried out inspection tour of schools in Douala.
The Governor of the West Region, Awah Fonka Augustine was also on the field to ensure that the respect of barrier measures for #COVID19 are strictly respected in schools.